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Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT4 7PQ(4 miles, 7 km)
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
Whitehall Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8NL(5 miles, 8 km)
Set in the floodplan of the Great Stour just outside Canterbury, Hambrook Marshes is in an area of natural marshland located adjacent to the Riverside Retail Park in Wincheap.
Rough Common, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9DD, www.theblean.co.uk/(4 miles, 6 km)
The Blean Woods National Nature Reserve is a wonderful place for quiet walks in beautiful ancient woodland.
Whitstable, CT5 1BU, Tel: 01227 862162, www.canterbury.gov.uk/coast(5 miles, 8 km)
The beach is one of the very few in the country that has a pub on it. With its pebbles and groynes, this unspoilt shoreline will make you reminisce. Choose to swim, stroll or sit and enjoy the stunning sunsets on this popular beach.
Whitstable, CT5 1BX, Tel: 01227 862162(5 miles, 8 km)
The historic side of Whitstable is still very much present today vis its network of alleyways which are ideal escape routes for smugglers in the late 1700s. Most noteable is Squeeze Gut Alley.
Yorkletts, Whitstable, CT2 9JX, www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/wood/5571/victory-wood/(2 miles, 3 km)
This is a place for a great walk set on the edge of the Blean Woodland area. See a wood with a difference! This is the Flagship Site, one of 33 woods plant around the UK, for the Trafalgar Woods Project to commemorate the 200th anniversary.
Off Whitehall Road, Canterbury, CT2 8NL(5 miles, 8 km)
Whitehall Meadows and Bingley Island dates back to the Doomsday period. Today it is one of a few areas of riverside grassland that has not been treated with weedkillers or fertilisers, which means that a wide variety of species can thrive.
Whitstable, CT5 4FJ(4 miles, 7 km)
Duncan Down is the largest open space in Whitstable. Originally earmarked for housing in the 1930s, the land is now protected as a Village Green, providing opportunities for local people to relax and enjoy wildlife.